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Technical Project Manager - Battery Systems

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Technical Project Manager to join our passionate team in Stockholm.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European Battery Factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

You will be responsible for ensuring the technical scope of the project delivery of Battery System solutions from design to industrialization and manufacturing of the solution. The Project Manager leads the technical scope including requirements management, design, development, product development and ensuring safety and certification approvals are met with the right quality.

In general you have a long experience in the field and have been driving large, innovative and challenging projects with high demands.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Support engineering product development projects, understand technical requirements, scope and issues to ensure safety & validation approval requirements are met​

  • Responsible for managing technical changes in a change control board

  • Interact closely with different engineering teams, business development, quality, industrialization to reach project goals

  • Report to internal technical steering committees for the projects, product boards, change control boards, technical discussions

  • Work with a broad perspective from high level prerequisites and concept development in the early phases to the later project phases managing planning, development and delivery

  • Facilitate communication and clarification of technical requirements between customers and Northvolt's internal and external stakeholders

  • Capturing Lessons Learnt to address critical issues and prevent repeated mistakes​

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile. Full time employment, fixed salary. Planned starting date is according to the agreement.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements


  • A university degree, preferably in Engineering or Business
  • PMI certification or MBA a plus
  • Relevant experience required
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience post graduate
  • Minimum 2 years of leadership experience
  • Working experience either in Technical Project Management, Engineering or Operations
  • Has experience in working in a multicultural environment
  • Has worked on several projects and/ or bids, ideally in similar business area

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Working with customer-oriented projects used to being the link between the customer and Northvolt to address technical scope and issues
  • Experienced in product development processes including product road maps, requirements traceability management (verification / validation), safety certifications
  • Experience of working as a technical project manager within automotive/industrial product development or from the energy sector
  • Stakeholder Management and strong communication skills
  • A structured approach to working & problem solving
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to apply logical thinking to resolve faults and issues with appropriate corrections and measures
  • Focus on quality and getting delivery first time right

Ability to guide the team in time management, and the attitude to foster a productive and passionate culture.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

The future needs high-quality, green batteries. And it needs lots of them.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå.

We want to work with experienced battery experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Linda Gyllhem | Hiring Manager

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